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YouTube Nintendo Switch App Available for Download Now

YouTube finally graces the Nintendo Switch. It becomes the third video app on the hybrid console following Niconico and Hulu. Nintendo Switch owners can now download the YouTube app via the Nintendo eShop right now free of charge. If you’re familiar with YouTube on Android TV, you’ll be right at home with YouTube on the […]

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YouTube Acquires Documentary on Work of Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

American video-sharing website YouTube has acquired the award-winning documentary on the work of Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and will bring the Indian activist’s sustained efforts to end child labour to a global audience. The Price of Free, directed by Derek Doneen and produced by American film and television personality Davis Guggenheim, follows Satyarthi and his team through […]

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YouTube Pushes Memberships, Merchandise as Alternatives to Ads

YouTube said on Thursday that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent year. The unit of Alphabet’s Google said it was investing in reducing reliance on advertisers, who deliver billions of dollars in […]

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Blocking ‘fake engagement’ to keep the count honest

When you see that a YouTube video has “16,685 views,” take that with a grain of salt. Not all of those views may have been by human beings. There are services that will, for a fee, spam a social media site with computer-generated views, likes, comments and other actions to boost a posting’s apparent popularity […]